SZ6005 Special and Inclusive Education

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
PhDr. Lenka Gajzlerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Karel Pančocha, Ph.D., M.Sc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Helena Vaďurová, Ph.D., M.Sc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Mgr. et Mgr. Dana Dlouhá, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Šárka Hlubocká (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lenka Hrnčířová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Dominik Levíček (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lucie Loosová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Vendula Malaníková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Tullia Sychra Reucci (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petra Tužilová (seminar tutor)
Zbyněk Cincibus (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Karel Pančocha, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Institute for Research in Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: PhDr. Lenka Gajzlerová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Institute for Research in Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! NOWANY ( SZ6108 Special Needs Education II )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
At the end of the course the student will: - be able to explain basic principles of inclusive and special education; - reflect his/her own attitude towards diversity and its influence on pedagogical practice; - explain pros and cons of various forms of education of pupils with SEND with respect to the type of pupils´ special needs; - be aware of the current legislation concerning education of pupils with SEND;
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will: - be familiar with the topic of inclusive education; - able to define the group of people with special needs; - be acquainted with educational legislation regarding students and pupils with special educational needs; - be acquainted with basic rules of pedagogical communication with pupils with SEND; - be able to use selected methods and approaches supporting inclusive education; - have acquired basic theoretical and practical knowledge for individual work respecting pupils individual needs and work with heterogeneous group.
  • 1. Inclusive education 2. Legislation and international documents concerning inclusive education 3. Child, pupil, student with special educational needs/disability (SEND) 4. Work with heterogenenous group of pupils at school and in free-time activites 5. Collaboration in multidisciplinary team 6. - 8. Support needs based on a pupil´s health disability or health condition 9. Support needs derived from a pupil´s cultural environment and other life conditions 10. Support needs of pupils in substantial risk of school failure
    required literature
  • Anderlik, L. (2014). Cesty k inkluzi. Praha: Triton.
  • Modul „Asistent pedagoga“: Systémová podpora inkluzivního vzdělávání v ČR. Dostupné z .
  • Valenta, M. (2014). Přehled speciální pedagogiky: rámcové kompendium oboru. Praha: Portál.
  • Preissová, A., Cichá, M., & Gulová, L. (2012). Jinakost, předsudky, multikulturalismus: možnosti a limity multikulturní výchovy. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci.
  • Chvátalová, H. (2012). Jak se žije dětem s postižením: po deseti letech. Praha: Portál.
    recommended literature
  • Lacková, E., & Hübschmannová, M. (2010). Narodila jsem se pod šťastnou hvězdou. Praha: Triáda
  • Heward, W. L. (2014). Exceptional children: An introduction to special education. Pearson: Harlow.
Teaching methods
lecture, group discussion, discussion with experts, meeting and discussion with peopole with SEND, problém learning, role plays, assigned reading (according to e-learning sylabus), group work and work with case studies
Assessment methods
To be awarded credits, the students have to: - have at least 80% attendance; - assigned reading, fulfilment of tasts; - active participation in lectures and meetings with professionals and people with SEND; - team project and its presentation.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
General note: Nezapisují studenti oboru Speciální pedagogika se zaměřením na vzělávání.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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